Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Pacific Northwest

October, 2000
Regional Report

Web Finds

Vegetable Growing Guides
For the ultimate in vegetable growing information, including cultural requirements and integrated pest management strategies, check out the University of California's Vegetable Research and Information Center page at:

You'll find growing guidelines for every vegetable under the sun in this user-friendly site. Links will lead you to local Cooperative Extension offices, downloadable publications, suggested planting dates depending upon region, and a host handy tips for both seasoned and novice gardeners.

Shows & Events

Western Cascade Fruit Show
Looking for an opportunity to have your mystery apples identified? Attend the Western Cascade Fruit Society's annual Fall Fruit Show October 28-29 at the Tukwila Community Center, Tukwila, Washington, and ask an expert! While there you can meet other fruit-growing enthusiasts, compare the appearance and flavor of fruit, and learn about the best varieties for your growing region. Mingling with experienced and knowledgeable growers will help you make informed choices before selecting trees, shrubs, and edible vines for your own landscape. Admission is $3 for adults (children free). For more information, and for directions, visit the Web site:


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